Carol Ebert's Nursing Blog

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Never Fear - Just Volunteer

by Carol Ebert - Of course, it will take some thought on your part to decide what will be the best fit for you. Seems like all the volunteers I see hanging around the hospital are retired employees and they are old...

Time On My Hands

by Carol Ebert - And this begins my latest phase of life where I decide what to do with my time. No schedules, no orders, no pressures. So what should I do today? Good question to ask yourself right now. For me,...

Reverse the Adverse

by Carol Ebert - I remember my 94 year old uncle who used to tell me how lonely he was because all his friends were gone. Living “too long” wasn’t as pleasant and he thought it would be. But you can’t stop...

A Pleasurable Plan for Retirement

by Carol Ebert - I know not everyone sees it that way, especially if you feel like you will be lost without your job, be lonely and have no purpose. But I like to think about it differently. I believe pursuing...

Network or Die!

by Carol Ebert - Meeting new patients and colleagues, listening to learn more about who they are, serving them without expecting any payback, checking in on them regularly to see how they are doing, sharing your...

Letting Go and Moving On

by Carol Ebert - After 3 years as a Navy Nurse stationed on a military base, I had to let go and rejoin civilian life in Colorado (because that is where all young people seemed to migrate at that time). Believe me...

Having the Time (Line) of Your Life

by Carol Ebert - I saw patterns in the type of nursing work I chose As I looked at my timeline, I realized that I always had a desire to educate people on staying well. As a nursing assistant in high school I...

The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

by Carol Ebert - Now that you are on the cusp of your retirement years, or contemplating jumping out of nursing, what does the Happiness Factor have to do with this? Well guess what - Everything! You were put on...

Unleash Your Truth and Set Yourself Free

by Carol Ebert - I remember how bottled up I was in my nursing career. Half of me was being real and the other half was cautious and nonrevealing. I always knew I had more to say but kept it quiet because of fear...

Exhausted No More! How to Sleep Your Way Into Optimal Health

by Carol Ebert - I hate to say it, but the cure is to quit your job and go to bed. Of course that may not be an option, but I can tell you since I now am self-employed and can dictate my own hours, getting enough...

How to Quiet Your Busy Mind

by Carol Ebert - As we approach our retirement years, wouldn’t it be great to live more quietly without the continuous influx of a go-go lifestyle? Don’t we owe ourselves the opportunity of living more peacefully...

Optimize Before Your Demise

by Carol Ebert - I have heard many stories of the health toll that working as a nurse has taken but we often don’t prioritize it as an issue. We just succumb to taking meds for issues like high blood pressure, high...

Minding Your Mind

by Carol Ebert - Turns out it is all up to YOU! Either veg out or Mind your Mind! I keep thinking that because I forget stuff all the time it must mean I have early dementia. Wrong! It’s because I’m too busy,...

Getting to Know You - Getting to Know All About You!

by Carol Ebert - I discovered a lot of things about myself when I entered the retirement zone and I’m not done discovering more. Here are some “awakenings” I’ve had that have allowed me to get to know and appreciate...

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - It’s called your INTUITION and everyone has it but not everyone uses it. I can think of three different times in my career where my intuition spoke very loudly to me – and fortunately I was...


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